Knut Hamsun Hunger (Rebel Inc)

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Hunger (Rebel Inc)

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Never quite falling into the abuss of suicide, Knut Hamsun's narrator/antihero veers wildly from a state of elation to black depression and back again as he stubbornly refuses to lower his aspirations to live exclusively from his earnings as a writer.

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"Knut Hamsun's writing is magical, his sentences are glowing, he could write about anything and make it alive." --Karl Ove Knausgaard, The New York Times Book Review

"The whole modern school of fiction in the twentieth century stems from Hamsun." --Isaac Bashevis Singer

"The classic novel of humiliation, even beyond Dostoyevsky . . . Lyngstad's translation restores to the English-speaking reader one of the cold summits in modern prose literature." --George Steiner

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With an introduction by Jo Nesbø and an Afterword by Paul Auster

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